Change the Default Password on a Linksys Wireless Router
It’s critically important to maintain the security of your wireless network. One of the first and easiest things to do to start securing your network is to change the default password on your router.
1. Login to your router with the default password. To do so, open your web browser and type in the following IP address exactly as you see it here:
2. You will see the following dialog box:
3. Type in the default password for the router (e.g. usually
admin for a linksys product) — leave the
User Name: field blank. You will be logged in to the main router menu. Click on the
4. You will now be in the Administration section. Change the password in the field provided. Don’t forget to press the
Save Settings button at the bottom of the screen (not pictured).
Remember that when you login to the router, the
User Name field will remain blank and you only need to enter your password in the
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